All posts tagged “landscape

Photograph of the city of Phoenix with mountains in the background.

I found a new perspective

Our usual parking spot wasn’t available in our building’s car park. So, higher and higher we went until we hit the top floor of the car park where there were plenty of spaces. Hang on a second—I thought. I can see the whole freaking city […]

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Photograph of the tops of green mountains and hills with a dead tree in the foreground.

Arizona, you beauty

I am continually reminded of how effing beautiful this state is. When most folks think of Arizona, their minds immediately go to the desert landscapes and saguaro cacti. But head into the mountains, and you’re met with vistas like this. North east of Payson, AZ […]

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Photograph of the city of Phoenix in the distance, with views of South Mountain in the foreground.

A stone’s throw away

Waiting for the day when I’ll stop being amazed that these sort of views and sights are just a stone’s throw away. That’s downtown Phoenix in this image, taken from South Mountain. The wonderful thing about South Mountain is how accessible this view from it […]

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Sunset in a mining town

Clifton, Arizona. A tiny little town with a population of around 3,700. Just a stop along the way—or more accurately—the start of a fun “little” drive. An interesting, and dare I say it, eye-opening town for this Brit who’s really not seen a lot of […]

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Photograph of cacti covered in snow in the foreground with snow covered mountains in the background.

100% more snow

To me. The snow and the cacti just didn’t make sense. It’s not something I think should make sense. Cacti are in the desert. There’s no snow in the desert, right? Arizona proved me wrong. It had a lot more unexpected snow that I was […]

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